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Ten arrested and several injured after gun incident in Vineyard Street, Colchester

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

7:42pm Thursday 18th September 2014

TEN people have been arrested after a gun incident in Colchester town centre.

Train delays after police called to Witham station

Maldon and Burnham Standard: There is disruption on the Greater Anglia service to Southminster

5:46pm Thursday 18th September 2014

TRAINS have been delayed in the Witham area while police search for a vulnerable person.

Ivory Peg listed in CAMRA Good Beer Guide

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

5:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

THE Ivory Peg pub in New London Road, Chelmsford, has been listed in CAMRA’s Good Beer Guide 2015.

Motorcyclist, in his 70s, has died after a crash with a van in Steeple Bumpstead

Maldon and Burnham Standard: A361 closed at Sampford Peverell

5:09pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A motorcyclist aged in his 70s has died after he was involved in a crash with a van.

Anger over loss of the number 3 bus

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

5:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

RESIDENTS have launched a campaign for the reinstatement of a bus service, claiming they’ve been left stranded.

Crime commissioner visits Helping Hands charity to lend support

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Essex Police and Crime Commissioner Nick Alston

4:39pm Thursday 18th September 2014

POLICE and Crime Commissioner Nick Alston lent his support to a charity which provides a vital lifeline for alcoholics who have become homeless.

Broken CCTV cameras could be restored

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

3:34pm Thursday 18th September 2014

COLCHESTER’S broken-down out-of-town CCTV cameras could be fixed and hooked up to the main town centre network if a crime prevention group agrees to fund the work.

Vote for St Helena cash

Maldon and Burnham Standard: St Helena Hospice has launched the first therapeutic day centre in the country for young adults

3:26pm Thursday 18th September 2014

ST Helena Hospice is appealing for help to win a £3,000 grant from Lloyds bank.

Essex University is one of the most gay-friendly in the UK

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

2:59pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Essex University is one of the best in the country for gay, lesbian and bisexual students, according to a survey.

'Lifeline' support service on the verge of closure as funding runs out

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

2:05pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A support service for people suffering personality disorders is on the verge of closure when it stops receiving funding this month.

Government work programme helps 100 into full time employment in Colchester

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Job Centre Plus is relocating to Ross Library.

2:13pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A HUNDRED people in Colchester have been given a job after taking part in the Government’s work programme.

Writtle College students meet Deputy PCC at freshers' fair

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

1:51pm Thursday 18th September 2014

STUDENTS at Writtle College found out more about the work of the Police and Crime Commissioner and Special constables at a freshers’ fair.

Moves to ban the sale of vehicles on grass verges in Chelmsford welcomed

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Wesley Roche was found guilty following an investigation by the public health and protection service at Chelmsford Council.

1:21pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Chelmsford Council announced earlier this month those found guilty could face a fine of up to £1,000. Other means of street trading are included in the ban.

Charity fire swim needs sponsor

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Hundreds take the plunge at Colchester Fire Swim

1:54pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A NEW sponsor is needed to help pay swimming pool costs at this year’s Colchester Fire Swim.

Colchester teen bailed after Clacton stabbing

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Essex Police have closed the road

1:08pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A TEENAGER from Colchester has been released on bail after allegedly stabbing a man in Clacton.

Sex worker Charlotte set to fight in by-election

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

1:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A £180-AN-HOUR sex worker who describes herself as a “high-class courtesan” has made a shock decision to stand in the Clacton by-election.

Tragic baby boy choked to death

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Argus-Mark    29-07-11
Generic ambulance (9934923)

1:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A BABY at the centre of an ambulance service probe into its response time died after choking, an inquest heard.

Mobility scooter joyride around Tiptree

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

12:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

THIEVES stole a mobility scooter from a woman and took it for a joyride around Tiptree.

Northern Approach Road work may be completed in three weeks - not six

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

11:11am Thursday 18th September 2014

FOUR mile diversions may only be in place for three weeks when a major Colchester road is closed on Monday - not six weeks as originally feared.

Urgent intervention to fix summer standstill at Colchester hospital A&E

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Colchester General Hospital

11:08am Thursday 18th September 2014

Colchester's hospital bosses called an urgent summit after its accident and emergency unit almost came to a “standstill”.

Wrong time on CCTV camera hampers murder investigation

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

11:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

A CCTV camera which filmed more than 20 potential witnesses or suspects in the Jim Attfield murder investigation was showing the wrong time, it has been revealed.

Cow dead after crash on the A12 near Hatfield Peverel

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

11:04am Thursday 18th September 2014

A cow has died after it was struck by a car on the A12 near Hatfield Peverel.

Man jailed after drug bust car crash

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

TWO police officers have been commended for a drugs bust that ended with a car smashing into the front of a petrol station

Charity coffee and cake morning to be held in village hall

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Person pouring tea (10339833)

9:57am Thursday 18th September 2014

A COFFEE and cake morning will be held in a village hall to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

New maternity service to help in north Essex

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

12:54pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A NEW maternity service in north Essex could help solve some of the problems caused by a cut in the service.

Broken down lorry closes lane of A12

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

8:37am Thursday 18th September 2014

ONE lane of the A12 is closed this morning due to a broken down lorry.

Thursday update: Housemate tells of heartbreak at Hannah's death

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

8:32am Thursday 18th September 2014

THE housemate of a student brutally murdered on a Thai island said pals have been left broken hearted by her death.

Edward Redman launches appeal against conviction and sentence for killing Jay Whiston

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Jay Whiston

8:27am Thursday 18th September 2014

TEENAGE killer Edward Redman has launched an appeal against his conviction and sentence for stabbing student Jay Whiston to death.

Family rename pub in memory of their Bonnie

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

8:16am Thursday 18th September 2014

A BEAUTY queen who was killed in a car crash has been given a memorial in the village where she grew up – a pub named after her.

Hero of Hamelin riders complete their epic journey

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

7:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

SADDLE-weary cyclists have completed their epic ride to Germany.

No room on 1 in 4 trains

Maldon and Burnham Standard: There is disruption on the Greater Anglia service to Southminster

7:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

COMMUTERS have called on rail firm, Abellio Greater Anglia, to up carriage numbers after latest figures revealed more than a quarter of its peak morning rush hour trains are over capacity.

Wednesday latest: British man questioned in relation to murder of Hannah Witheridge

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

8:15am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A British man has been questioned in relation to the murders of two Britons found dead in Thailand.

STUBBINGS INQUEST: Police officers probed on day three of Maria's inquest

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Manuel Fernandez , Ms Stubbings’s brother, Celia Peachey, her daughter and Richard ‘Bengi’ Stubbings, her son with a picture of murder victim Maria

7:41pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

POLICE officers were asked why they didn't give a woman more protection in the lead up to her being killed by an ex-partner.

David in the picture for top photographic award

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

5:02pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

AN amateur photographer is in the running for a podium finish in a national contest which could see one of his pictures make motorcycle history.

Parking wardens to be issued with CCTV cameras

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Traffic warden Paul Evans of APCOA Parking

5:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

TRAFFIC wardens in south Essex will be fitted with body cameras to deter assaults and gather evidence on poorly parked motorists.

Detectives appeal for help to solve the murder of Nahid Al-Manea

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

4:51pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

DETECTIVES are appealing for help to solve a murder committed three months ago today.

Public appeal for new cancer centre

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

3:30pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A £4.5 MILLION appeal has been launched to create a cancer centre in Colchester.

Two bailed again as James Attfield murder investigation continues.

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Victim Jim Attfield

3:32pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

TWO people arrested in connection with the murder of James Attfield have had their bail extended.

Funding bid to get Creative Business Centre off the ground

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

2:28pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A FUNDING bid has been made to turn Colchester’s Old Police Station into a centre for creative businesses.

Pupils' free weekly pick of veggies thanks to allotment holders

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

2:01pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

WHEELBARROW of garden-grown goodies will become a regular fixture outside a primary school.

Slack Space set to learn fate next week

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Colchester Council reveals Plan B for old police station

1:57pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

COMMUNITY art group Slack Space continues to face an uncertain future because of money troubles.

Tougher sanctions to come for litter louts

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

1:55pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

LITTER louts have been given a warning after a rubbish pick was held in Colchester.

Chelmer Valley Park and Ride expands to 1,000 spaces

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Chelmer Valley Park and Ride, on Essex Regiment Way

1:31pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

EXPANSION work on the Chelmer Valley Park and Ride has been completed, bringing the number of car parking spaces up to 1,000.

Remedies for charity

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

1:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A LIVE soul fundraiser at Bassment this Saturday will raise vital funds for charity Parc.

New adoption campaign launched

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

11:09am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A NEW campaign has been launched to encourage people in Essex to consider adoption.

Future of sports bar in doubt

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:13am Wednesday 17th September 2014

THE future of a Colchester sports bar is in doubt.

Business owners want justice after break-ins

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

9:59am Wednesday 17th September 2014

BUSINESS owners have thanked the Gazette for helping in their fight for justice.

Man charged with attempted murder

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

8:53am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A MAN has been charged with attempted murder.

I saved pal after 40 amps of electricity ran through his body

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

8:24am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A PLUMBER who saved his best friend’s life after he suffered a potentially-fatal electric shock has been honoured.

Farleigh Hospice Cycle for Life raises £56k

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

7:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

OVER £56,000 was raised for Farleigh Hospice at the weekend as 826 people got on their bikes in the Cycle for Life event.

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